University of Chicago alum and College Admissions Consultant, Bethany Goldszer has helped hundreds of high school students find best-fit colleges, craft stand out applications, and find the money to pay for it.
Last week, a mom emailed me asking if it was okay that her son does not know what he wants to study in college. She shared her experience visiting a college campus where a campus tour guide asked each student in the group to say their name and what they planned to major in. The mom wrote, “Kids spoke of studying biostatistics, history, forensics, and other subjects I have never heard of. When it was Sammy’s turn, he shrugged and said Dothraki (not sure if you’re a Game of Thrones fan, but this is not a real language…). The whole group laughed. I was so embarrassed. What should I do?”
This month, I have rounded up college admissions articles that are worth checking out. Does where you go to college matter? 2018 Early Admissions Trends and Concerns…
After you submit your application, it must pass the initial computer screening process, impress the readers, and be memorable and strong enough for you to survive the admission committee’s deliberations.
Getting accepted to college will be the first of many great accomplishments in your life. After crafting the perfect application – taking SAT exams, preparing for interviews, and writing essays that best captures you — the hard work paid off. But what comes next?
Read about four action steps you can take right now to continue demonstrating interest in your colleges after the application has been submitted.
College fairs are often overwhelming and intimidating. Hundreds of eager parents and students pack into a convention center, rotating around…
High college costs are commonly a pain point families are tormented by when planning their student’s future. Start a 529 Plan. A 529 Plan is an investment account that you can use to save for higher education expenses.
In recent years, the number of students submitting college applications in Early Decision and Early Action admissions cycles has increased. Many students believe that applying early leads to a better chance of acceptance.
With competing priorities presented by senior year — more difficult school assignments, extracurricular duties, homecoming, and spending time with friends,…
The costs of higher education are rising. According to a recent College Board survey, today’s college education costs approximately $24,061…
Students accepted into one or more of their top three colleges.
Parents received half or more off of tuition costs.
Families satisfied with Stand Out College Prep services.